Even a mild hearing loss affects your life. It causes communication problems with your spouse, family, friends, co-workers and others. These communication problems cause difficulties with your relationships. It causes you, among other things, increased stress, isolation, depression, and even decreased earning power. Hearing loss should not be neglected. It’s easy to be checked. Help for hearing loss is easy.
The good news is that today’s hearing aids have evolved to meet the needs of today’s active lifestyles of people with hearing loss.
Today’s hearing aids are:
- high performance medical devices
- easy to use
- light weight
Better hearing helps you get more out of life!
Hearing aids are designed to help you hear conversations more easily—even in noisy places. Now, THAT STATEMENT DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU WILL HEAR AND UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING IN EVERY SITUATION. That is an impossible and unrealistic expectation from an electronic device.
An appropriately selected and programmed hearing aid will make hearing easier.
The modern technologies are designed to help
- hear conversations more easily
- reduce the problem with unwanted noise
- locate and focus on sounds of interest
Hearing aids come with a range of price points and technologies. Finding the cheapest hearing aid probably is not the best value for your hearing. For the budget conscious (and who is not budget conscious), finding the best value in hearing aids is a smart approach. We can help you select the hearing aids that will give you the best value for your budget needs.
A hearing aid no longer is an indication that you are aging. In fact, the failure to use hearing aids is often a greater indication of “getting old.” Hearing better helps you feel more confident and involved with others.
What would it mean to you if you could:
- hear and understand more easily
- feel relaxed (instead of drained) after a long conversation in a restaurant
- feel more comfortable hearing in meetings
- regain energy with your new listening ease
- listen to TV or radio with others at a volume that suits you—and them
Make the decision to get your hearing checked. It’s easy.
If you want, give us a call and we’ll set up a complementary consultation and hearing check in our office. If you live outside our area, we can refer you to someone close to your home.
The right hearing solution can help you stay more active and comfortably involved with the life you enjoy.
If you have specific questions about your hearing, contact us .
If you’re considering hearing aids, but not ready to talk to someone, you may wish to obtain more information on buying hearing aids, check out The Hearing Aid Decision at Amazon.com.
Randall D. Smith, M.Ed., is the senior author of The Hearing Aid Decision: Answers to Your Many Questions (available through Amazon.com). Smith is a certified speech-language pathologist and a board certified hearing instrument specialist specializing in communication difficulties related to hearing problems. He owns Lakewood Hearing & Speech Center.
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